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Cruise Line
Splendour of the Seas
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

167

Very Good

127

Average

52

Poor

24

Terrible

10

Cruise type

391


Mulguy Boy avatar

Mulguy Boy

8 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

Great Week in the Sun

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Everything went smoothly with this cruise. the pick up arrangements at the airport, the check-in for the ship at a hotel and the access to to ship and cabin. A week in the sunshine (in Jan/Feb) helped but our ...
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Sail Date January 2016


pedigray avatar

pedigray

1 Review Written

Great Scenic Break

price and destinations, excellent in all respects. Boarding process smooth, staff friendly, rather severe no brought on board alcohol, one bottle per person would have been nice for sundowner drink rather than ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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SGDGcruisers

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lazing through Greek islands.

Was our first cruise. So can only talk absolute, not relative! Was a good ship with neat well planned cabins. Efficient housekeeping would keep them clean. TV channels extremely limited and could have more on ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Skindiver65

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Not My Cruiseline of Choice

The good things about this ship: Room is of good size with plenty of sorage space. We were lucky to choose a balcony at the very back of the ship with enough space for a table, 3 sitting chairs and two lounge ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Dotennis17

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Pleasantly Surprised

This was our 4th cruise with RCL and one we embarked on with some concerns after reading the ship reviews here. We've only sailed on bigger ships before so again had concerns that we might not like the smaller ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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TaffsWellCruiser

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Old but Good

Some of the reviews for the Splendour remind me a bit of reviews I read about Monarch of the Seas a few years back just before it was sold. The Monarch proved to be a well-run happy ship and the same was true of ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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andyp102

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good Value for Money and Interesting Destinations

I have just returned from my 6th Cruise and 2nd with RCI. I chose this cruise mainly for the Price and Destination offered and all in all was very good value for money. Splendour is nearly 20 years old and on its ...
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Sail Date February 2016


ashbrow avatar

ashbrow

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruisers

This was our first experience of cruising so we had mixed feelings once we started to read the reviews but I suppose you can't please all of the people all of the time. We were met at the airport and because of the ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Maggienum

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Splendour Indeed!!!

This review is only about the ship as that is all we booked, love going away over the new year to a warmer climate so this cruise seemed ideal. We arrived at the cruise terminal along with a lot of fellow ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Normonfire

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Value For Money

This was our second Royal Caribbean experience the first being the Voyager of the Seas in November last year. The Splendour of the seas is smaller and older. Smaller need not an issue but there are signs of ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Upthedon

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fantastic

This was our 10th cruise, 3rd on this class of ship and 3rd with Royal Caribbean. This cruise may have started on a tired outdated ship but there was nothing else tired about it except the passengers who seemed ...
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Sail Date February 2016


vErLi avatar

vErLi

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Ok cruise, but that's about it.

We were cruising as a family with young kids. We were expecting sun, good food, relaxing time at the pool and of course some new cities to see. This time we almost got all that we wanted -that isn't so great as NCL, ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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naamaview

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Dated Ship

We sailed on this ship to celebrate my special birthday but the cruise was far from ideal, at best it was mediocre. The ship was dated, we had booked a junior suite and were informed by our agent that we had been ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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MsPoppadom

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Splendour on the Rocky Seas

We'd had a fab cruise on Eastern Med with Celebrity Silhouette in 2014 so jumped at the opportunity of repeating some of those fab ports with Royal Caribbean's Splendour in late Nov 2015, before it sailed off to ...
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Sail Date November 2015


scotjos avatar

scotjos

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Faded Glory with Organisational Issues

First cruise with Royal Caribbean and on this experience not keen to return. Embarcation was ok for us as we were early though it took some time for luggage to arrive The ship is a good size but we had plumbing ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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mtnestinmd

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

So-So Splendour

Having completed this itinerary two years ago on the Serenade of the Seas, I had high expectations of this reprise, and headed a small travel group of 10. Overall, the group had a good time, but Splendour cannot be ...
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Sail Date February 2016


PaulandJean avatar

PaulandJean

1 Review Written

Enjoyable But Could Have Been Better

We booked with Virgin, so two nights in a hotel The Hilton Ras Al Kahimah which was a great way to start a holiday. On arrival at the port terminal we were greeted by long queues, in fact we queued for an hour ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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jahny1

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Great Family Vacation

We had such a great time, this has been our families favorite cruise. We recently went on NCL Epic and thought that cruise would be better than this one because of the ship size but the service and the food on this ...
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Sail Date July 2014


Mulguy Boy avatar

Mulguy Boy

8 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

Good Fun, but a Money Grabbing Experience

Splendour of the Seas has been sold to Thomsons for April 2016, but the ship was fine and no obvious sign of the ship under Royal Caribbean being run down. Once we all found the Royal Caribbean rep, we were ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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Middugk

2 Reviews Written

7th Cruise

This was our seventh cruise, second with RCI. We had done this cruise before, but on Brilliance of the Seas. We booked everything through a cruise agent and was very happy. We departed from Birmingham on an ...
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Sail Date January 2016


I Sugar avatar

I Sugar

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Very Happy

We paid the lowest price for an inside cabin. We were taken straight to the Ship from the airport. Guests that booked with Royal Caribbean were taken for breakfast first. We thought we may be in for a long wait ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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Magbern

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

No more Royal Caribbean for us

Just returned from 7 night cruise departing Dubai and was very disappointed, this our 4th cruise with Royal Caribbean the last one about five years ago but oh! how standards have fallen, boarding at Dubai was ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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Travel Madness

1 Review Written

Awful

This was our first cruise. It was our Wedding Anniversary and my husband's 70th birthday, so it was booked up last June. We paid £3,900 for the holiday + £600 for 2 drinks packages, so expected some luxury... ...
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Sail Date January 2016


antony p avatar

antony p

1 Review Written

Could be described as tacky in the true sense of the word!

This just about scrapes an average but is more like a 2.5 star out of 5 as there is a big difference between poor & average. Boarding was very quick & straightforward which is not always the case when you start ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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pollyyyz

2 Reviews Written

Destinations great! Ship experience not so great!

This is my third cruise on Royal and I have not been wowed until now. Every time I have travelled with Norweigian it has been an experience to remember and I have done their larger and smaller ships. The ...
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Sail Date January 2016


Splendour of the Seas Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04
Dining3.04
Entertainment4.03.5
Public Rooms4.04.3
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family4.04.6
Enrichment1.03.4
Service4.04.3
Value For Money4.03.9
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